Alma de Café
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Museo de Oro Precolombino y Numismática
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Costa Rica’s most important theater stages plays, dance, opera, symphony, Latin American music and other major events. The main season...
Part of the Gran Hotel Costa Rica, this European-style cafe is perfect for people-watching, and you can’t beat the views of the Teatro...
Alma de Café information
Lonely Planet review
One of the most beautiful cafes in the city, this atmospheric spot evokes early 20th-century Vienna. In other words, a perfect place to sip cappuccino, enjoy a crêpe or quiche and take in the lovely ceiling frescoes.